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'Landmark Study' Focuses on NFL Players Brains

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AP (Aug. 29, 2013) — The NFL has reached a tentative $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its 18,000 former players. In Detroit, a neurologist is undertaking what he calls a "landmark study" of the brains of 50 former players. (Aug. 29)
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PET Scans May Show CTE in Living Football Players

PET Scans May Show CTE in Living Football Players

Newsy (Jan. 22, 2013) — UCLA researchers found telltale signs of CTE in five retired NFL players. The study is being hailed as the first step to beating the disease.
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What Do All Those Hits Mean for the Players When the Game Is Over?

What Do All Those Hits Mean for the Players When the Game Is Over?

CBC (Feb. 1, 2013) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to share the blame. Not surprisingly, given that thousands of former players are suing the league about its handling of concussions, the topics of player health and improved safety dominated Goodell's 45-minute session Friday.
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Former NFL Player 'Excited' Deal Almost Done

Former NFL Player 'Excited' Deal Almost Done

AP (July 8, 2014) — A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims. (July 8) Video provided by AP
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